Veterans Day Freebies and Deals

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This is a special, guest article from the Freebie Finding Mom, Kelli B.! Her website is a leading source for daily freebies and online deals. As Veterans Day is fast approaching, she took the time to share some great freebies with the Frugaling audience. Thanks, Kelli!

November 11th marks an important holiday in America: Veterans Day. This day honors the many brave service men and women that serve this country. The long weekend is an opportunity to thank them and recognize the freedoms and liberties we enjoy because of their efforts. So, thank you!

This is the 75th Veterans Day since it became a legal holiday in 1938. In order to properly thank those that have served our country, some businesses are offering great deals, steals, and freebies. Veterans Day freebies make it possible for even those on a tight budget to celebrate this important holiday. For a quick summary of participating businesses head over to Freebie Finding Mom’s “Veterans Day Freebies” article, but for a closer look at available deals and steals read on!

Applebees Veterans Day Deals


All day on November 11th, Applebee’s is inviting active duty military personnel and veterans to have a signature entree on the house. All one has to do to take advantage of this deal is show proof of military service such as a U.S. uniformed services ID card or retired ID card. Signature entrees include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Double Crunch Shrimp
  • Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger
  • House Sirloin
  • Chicken Tenders Platter

McCormick & Schmick's Veterans Day Deals Freebies

McCormick & Schmick’s

McCormick & Schmick’s is also offering veterans a free dine-in meal on Sunday, November 10th (the day before Veterans Day). Plus more amazing entrees! In addition, select bottles of Stag’s Leap Wine will be discounted by 50%. Please note, proof of military service is required. Veterans can enjoy their choice of:

  • Salmon Rigatoni
  • Buttermilk Fried Shrimp
  • Blackened Chicken Fettuccine
  • Golden Corral Veterans Day FreebiesBeer Battered Fish Chips

Golden Corral

From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Golden Corral is having its annual Military Appreciation Monday which provides a free “thank you” dinner to US military personnel. This deal is available to all members of the U.S. military including retirees, veterans, activity duty, and National Guard and Reserves members. Military Appreciation Monday has become a tradition at Golden Corral. This family friendly restaurant has been hosting this event for the past 12 years. During that time the restaurant has served more than 3.7 million free meals to U.S. military members!

Max & Ermas Veterans Day Freebies and DealsMax & Erma’s

Max & Erma’s is also thanking veterans this November 11th. The restaurant will give U.S. military members (veterans and active duty members) a free “Best Cheeseburger in America” combo meal. This combo meal includes soup or salad, a fresh-never-frozen cheeseburger that’s been cooked to perfection, and a gooey, fresh baked chocolate chip cookie! Make sure to bring proof of military service in order to claim this delicious freebie.

Read all about the other Veterans Day freebies and deals Freebie Finding Mom!

Do you know of any other Veterans Day freebies or deals?